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NY Republican features gay son in ad [video]

New York Republican Nan Hayworth features gay son in ad

New York Republican Congressional candidate Nan Hayworth has tapped her gay son for her latest campaign ad as she hopes to unseat Sean Patrick Maloney, one of the only openly-gay men in congress.  You can watch video of Hayworth’s ad below.

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National Organization for Marriage picks liberal Democrat over gay Republican

national organization for marriage picks liberal democrat over gay republican

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has decided to endorse a liberal Democrat in California over a gay Republican candidate.  You can read the full letter from NOM President Brian S. Brown below in which he says that although both candidates are “wrong on the issues,” having Carl DeMaio (a gay Republican) in the Congressional majority will cause more “damage” than having Scott Peters (a liberal Democrat) in the minority.

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Clay Aiken trails in Congressional race

Clay Aiken trails in race for Congress.

Former American Idol contestant, Clay Aiken, hopes he has better odds in politics than the did on the Fox’s singing competition.  Aiken is currently running on the Democratic ticket to represent North Carolina’s Second Congressional District, and the polls show him trailing Republican opponent, Renee Ellmers.

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Republican Rep. David Jolly for gay marriage

Florida Republican Rep David Jolly supports gay marriage

Florida Republican Representative David Jolly says he supports a recent decision by a Circuit Court Judge to allow gay marriage within his state even though he supports ‘traditional marriage’ as a matter of his Christian faith.

Rep. Jolly told the Washington Post:

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Clay Aiken: American Idol and Democratic Primary Candidate

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He may have lost to Ruben Studdard in season two of American Idol but Clay Aiken won the Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to the Huffington Post.  The results released today came after Monday’s untimely death of Aiken’s candidate Keith Crisco.  Christine Botta, Crisco’s campaign manager, reported that Crisco had decided before his death to concede his loss to Aiken.   Get more…

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